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By Sarah Cummings and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | August 31, 2013
A teenager has died after a vehicle crashed in Washington County. It happened on Parallel Road, east of Arrowhead and west of Vining, about 1 p.m. Saturday. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 19-year-old Ashley Coghill, of Dodge City, was driving west bound on Parallel Road and lost control, leaving the north roadway and subsequently overturning in the north pasture. Coghill did not survive the crash.
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by Kim Hynes and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | May 6, 2013
Emergency crews responded to a collision involving a train and car in Sumner County.  It happened after 2:30 near Seneca and 40th Avenue near Wellington. Authorities say a person on the scene died, but they say it was a suicide.
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by Christina Taylor and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | September 21, 2012
A lizard may have caused a car crash late Friday afternoon.  The accident left the driver with serious injuries after he drove into a pole. When police arrived, they pulled the reptile out of the car.  Eyewitnesses say the man was speeding before the crash at Seneca and Stillwell.  They also say he was slumped over. The sheriff's office says the lizard was running around loose in the car.  "I don't believe, they're not an illegal reptile to have. I don't know if that played into a factor.
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By Joe Fenton and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | February 25, 2012
A 58 year old woman is airlifted to a Wichita hospital after she crashes her car north of Hutchinson. The accident happened near 56th avenue & Plum St around 5:30am Saturday. The Reno County Sheriff's Department reports the driver crossed the center line for an unknown reason.  The vehicle the entered a ditch, striking a mailbox and culvert before going airborne, then striking a second culvert. The 58 year old driver was transported by EMS to Hutchinson Regional Hospital, before being airlifted to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
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By Rebecca Zepick White and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | August 1, 2011
Bret Davis, the man accused of hitting James Miser in a car accident, was charged Monday with involuntary manslaughter while DUI and driving while suspended. The accident took place at 47th street south and K-15 highway on June 15th. Miser was critically injured in the crash and died two days later. Davis' preliminary hearing is set for August 15, 2011.
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By Erin Meyer and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | August 13, 2012
A crash Monday afternoon kills two people in Could County. The crash happened around two o'clock at U.S. 81 and Noble Road. Margaret Hawkins and her passenger Frederick Hawkins were crossing Noble road when she lost control and rolled the car into the ditch. Neither person was wearing seatbelts.
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By Stephen Brosius and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | November 3, 2012
A 19-year-old woman is critically hurt in car accident. The accident happened on Southwest 170th near Rose Hill Saturday morning. A Butler County Deputy says she was driving too fast on a gravel road when she lost control and hit a tree. No other cars were involved. The woman was taken to Wesley Medical Center. Deputies don't believe the woman was drinking alcohol before the accident.
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by Stephen Brosius and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | June 26, 2013
A 25-year-old woman is seriously hurt after her car collides with a semi. It happened on K-96 and 199th St. W. just after 10 p.m. Tuesday. The semi was in a turn lane on K-96. The car was travelling west, drifted out of its lane and slammed into the back of the trailer. Most of the damage to the car was on the passenger side. The woman was taken to a Wichita hospital in serious condition. She was wearing a seatbelt. Scene Video K-96 & 199th Crash
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By Angela Smith and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | March 31, 2012
A 27-year-old man is rushed to the hospital following an accident Saturday morning. 911 dispatchers say they got a call about the incident around 7:02 a.m. near 37th & Broadway. Family members tell Wichita police the man usually gets off work around 3 a.m., so he may have been there for a long time before he was discovered. The man suffered critical injuries in the accident.
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By Rebecca Zepick White and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | August 15, 2011
One person was taken to a Wichita hospital Monday after an early morning crash between a semi-truck and a passenger car. John Kruckenberg, 36, was taken to Wesley Medical Center and is in critical condition. At 4:15 a.m., a semi-truck heading east on U.S. Highway 50 hit a passenger truck going west. The accident was near U.S. 281 highway, two miles south of St. John, Kansas. For an unknown reason, the car swerved left of the center line, striking the left front end of the semi-truck, according to the Kansas Highway patrol.
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by Sia Nyorkor & Angela Smith and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 29, 2013
Wichita police say they are not sure what caused a man's death early Tuesday morning. They were called out to the 5100 block of E. Harry just before 1 a.m. Someone said several shots had been fired in the area. Minutes later a call was placed to 911 about a car accident in the 4400 block of E. Harry. Police found the car rolled on its top in a yard. A bullet hole was also found in the car. Heather Ross says the victim crashed in her front yard. She called 911 and tried to help the man. "He was kind of out of it, he moaned a lot, really beat up, pinned inside, couldn't really get much out of him. All we could get was that he's in his 40s," she said.
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by Adam Knapp and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 9, 2013
A single-vehicle accident occurred on east-bound Harry underneath I-135 right before noon, sending the driver to Via Christi with unknown injuries. The driver of the car was pinned, according to dispatch. I-135 traffic is not affected, but there is a backup on Harry. We have a photojournalist on the scene, and will update this story as more facts come in.
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By Hannah Davis and KWCH | October 8, 2013
Audrey Burrow knows what it is like to grieve. Her son died while swimming in the big ditch in Wichita this summer. Burrow says her heart broke when she heard the news about Corbin Collier and Hevin Thomas. Collier died Saturday night in a car accident outside of Augusta. Thomas died Monday after she fell off the back of a friend's ATV. Burrow says she couldn't have made it through her own son's death without the help of others. "I get messages every day. I have a girlfriend I've known for ten years who sends me the same message every day. The message says 'I love you. I know you're hurting and I'll be there in a phone call if you need me,'" Burrow said.
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by Lauren Seabrook and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | September 3, 2013
A Wichita teacher was killed in a car crash in Missouri on Monday morning. According to Missouri Highway Patrol, Beth Adamson was a passenger in a car driven by her husband, John Adamson, along Highway 43. The crash report states Adamson did not stop at a stop sign and was struck by an oncoming pickup, suffering minor injuries.  Beth Adamson died of her injuries at the hospital.  The driver of the other car, a 63-year-old man from Joplin, suffered...
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By Sarah Cummings and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | August 31, 2013
A teenager has died after a vehicle crashed in Washington County. It happened on Parallel Road, east of Arrowhead and west of Vining, about 1 p.m. Saturday. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 19-year-old Ashley Coghill, of Dodge City, was driving west bound on Parallel Road and lost control, leaving the north roadway and subsequently overturning in the north pasture. Coghill did not survive the crash.
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by Stephen Brosius and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | June 26, 2013
A 25-year-old woman is seriously hurt after her car collides with a semi. It happened on K-96 and 199th St. W. just after 10 p.m. Tuesday. The semi was in a turn lane on K-96. The car was travelling west, drifted out of its lane and slammed into the back of the trailer. Most of the damage to the car was on the passenger side. The woman was taken to a Wichita hospital in serious condition. She was wearing a seatbelt. Scene Video K-96 & 199th Crash
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by John Boyd and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | June 12, 2013
Wichita police have released the name of the man killed in car accident in west Wichita Wednesday morning.  Police say 52 year old Drew T. Hopson suffered a medical condition when his car hit a tree near 119th St. W. and Lynndale at around 8:00 a.m. They say the crash was not survivable and Hopson died on impact. He was pronounced dead on the scene. 119th Street was closed between Kellogg & Maple for several hours after the crash.
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by Kim Hynes and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | May 6, 2013
Emergency crews responded to a collision involving a train and car in Sumner County.  It happened after 2:30 near Seneca and 40th Avenue near Wellington. Authorities say a person on the scene died, but they say it was a suicide.
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by Anne Meyer and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | March 19, 2013
A Wichita woman in a wheelchair was attacked with brass knuckles for her Coach purse, but the attacker did not get away. Instead the woman's boyfriend tackled the man and held him down until police got to the scene. "This one he hit me with the brass knuckles, he threw me down on this one and started going like this on this one," said victim Keeley McFann. She doesn't want her face on camera, McFann is showing us the bruises she got from an attack Monday night. She broke both legs in a car accident a few weeks ago and was outside her apartment on north Topeka in her wheelchair when a man came up from behind.
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by Pilar Pedraza and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | February 25, 2013
After years of research and testing, a Kansas man became the first to receive the latest in prosthetic technology.  "It's not going to help everyone, but there's a lot out there that it will help," said Steve Martinez about his brand new fingers.  Eyewitness News was with him when he put them on for the first time.  It was a day full of joy, celebrations, and gratitude as he experienced the medical marvel. Martinez can barely contain his excitement as he tries out his new fingers.  Even while talking, he's constantly moving them around, enjoying the sensations.  Every word is accompanied by the clacking sound the metal framework makes.  He exclaims excitedly over each newly discovered ability, pointing, waving, typing.  "No mistakes!"
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